Thunbergia Erecta grows like a bush or can be trained as a vine. It grows 10 feet tall. Once established, It will grow back very well even if cut to the ground
This is Thunbergia erecta blooming in the Florida panhandle on July 14.
Taken during a recent visit to the Clearwater, FL Botanical Gardens
A flower, with a bug stealing its nectar. Rio de Janeiro, late summer.
View of growth habit ... courtesy of TopTropicals.com (© TopTropicals.com)
Lovely plant with gorgeous color.
King's Mantle Thunbergia erecta
King's Mantle in Hawaii, July 1997
Twenty-year-old Thunbergia growing in semi-shade under a redwood tree.
Lavender King's Mantle.
Medium purple Thunbergia erecta.
Dark purple Thunbergia.
Thunbergia erecta (Benth.) Anderson.
This is a great flowering shrub that requires little to no care. This one is growing in my yard in South Florida.
These flowers are very attractive to bees. The plant tolerates pruning well and can be trimmed to shape. Mine is trained up a wall.
Blooms in Mid June zone 9b FL